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1/6/2004 6:05:29 PM
Home School Legal Defense Association
HSLDA's Weekly Update--January 6, 2004

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H S L D A ' s W E E K L Y U P D A T E
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Topics for January 6, 2004

1. Washington Times Op-ed - A good time to reassess, set new goals
2. Mandatory Kindergarten Proposed
3. Restrictive Homeschool Law Proposed
4. Home School Heartbeat: Entrepreneurialism and Home Business

Plus: Homeschooling in the News


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1. Washington Times Op-ed - A good time to reassess, set new goals

The new year is a time of new beginnings, a fresh start for families
looking forward to what 2004 will bring. The new year is also a time
to reflect on 2003. How did the year treat you and your family?

Read entire message at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1258


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2. Mandatory Kindergarten Proposed

California - AB 56, authored by Darrell Steinberg, would lower the
compulsory education age from six to five and take incremental steps
toward a universal preschool program for three and four year olds.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1259


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3. Restrictive Homeschool Law Proposed

New Jersey - A bill that would force homeschool children to submit to
the same statewide assessment tests required of public school
students, and force their parents to give the local school board
proof the student had received an annual medical examination, is set
to be introduced in the New Jersey legislature this Thursday.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1260


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4. Home School Heartbeat: Entrepreneurialism and Home Business

What will the economy look like when your homeschooler graduates?
This week on Home School Heartbeat, Mike Smith talks about increasing
your student's career options by instilling in him an entrepreneurial
spirit.

Read more about it at:
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1261



HOMESCHOOLING IN THE NEWS
Outside news items on home education
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Jan. 5: King County Journal (Washington)
Homeschooling is Full-time Job for Family
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1262

Jan. 4: King County Journal (Washington)
Homeschool "Grad" Works for Microsoft
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?ID=1263



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